A key point to remember is not all deaf people are the same. Accommodations vary by each individual person and situation, and most disability services offices provide a letter of accommodations for the student to share. This will help guide the conversation with the student on how to make courses more equitable. NDC has resources on accommodating deaf students, including answers to some of our most frequently asked questions
- What are some tips for communicating with deaf people?
- Why would a student need both interpreting and speech-to-text services for the same course?
- Where can I find captioned media?
NDC’s free e-learning courses for instructors focus on instructional design strategies when building an accessible and equitable learning environment while reducing barriers to engagement: